Landing pages are an integral part of your website. If you’re using dsIDXpress, we make it real easy for you to create an effective landing page full with IDX data.

Today, I thought I’d shoot a comprehensive tutorial on how to build out those neighborhood landing pages step by step.

Check it out:

(Can’t see this video? Click here.)

How are you using dsIDXpress to build out your landing pages? Have an examples you’d like to share?

About Ricardo Bueno

Ricardo Bueno is the Mareketing/Content Guy at Diverse Solutions. He writes about how to use blogs, social media and IDX technology to generate more leads. Follow him on Twitter @Ribeezie or Circle him on Google+.
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=709230694 Jay McGillicuddy

    Good job Ricardo that was helpful, thank you.

    • http://www.diversesolutions.com/blog Ricardo Bueno

      Awesome Jay, glad you liked it! Happy to help :-) 

  • http://www.LaPalmaHomeFinder411.com Ric & Pamela Dizon

    Nice diverse tip.   Will implement on our pages

    • http://www.diversesolutions.com/blog Ricardo Bueno

      Great way to build out those landing pages Ric & Pamela! Hit me with a link when you have ‘em up!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ron.jesser Ron Jesser

    Ricardo- I loved this post!  Easy to do and implement.  Would be great if the video were more legible full screen.

    Question- Where on the DS website is all of this how-to info found?  

    • http://www.diversesolutions.com/blog Ricardo Bueno

      Ron: Thanks for the feedback. I can adjust the screen resolution when I’m getting set to publish. I’ll just increase it to fit a larger frame. 

      As for more tutorials, they’re located here: http://helpdesk.diversesolutions.com. If there’s anything in particular that you’re looking for, let me know. Otherwise, I’ll try and fire some more of these types of videos here on the site :-) 

  • http://www.facebook.com/sam.ingersoll Sam Ingersoll

    Hi Ricardo,

    Parameters seem overly complicated. Why not just do a search with the parameters you want, copy the URL, and then turn the text into the page into a link?

    Then just copy and paste that link changing a few of the parameters.

    The really cool thing is that with so many plugins using shortcode, other than if you want really well optimized SEO text, you can build thousands of landing pages on wordpress instantly with little more than a list. :)

    • http://www.diversesolutions.com/blog Ricardo Bueno

      Sam: That’s certainly one way to do it. But I did want to hi-light the process for typing a link structure manually, from scratch. The reason being is that you can add so much more on top of what I referenced here in this video. You can add paramaters to sort by price, newest on the market, highest priced first. To show foreclosures only or not show foreclosures. You can sort by property type and much, much more. All within a single link structure. Those are things that a search from the widget won’t necessarily do. 

      Some people like to do a link structure for multiple Agent ID’s. For example: yourblog(dot)com/?idx-q-ListingAgentID=1234&idx-q-ListingAgentID=3445

      …so on and so forth. 

      And yes, building tons of pages is great. But having a good internal linking structure within those pages (such as the list) is also very, very important.

      • http://www.facebook.com/sam.ingersoll Sam Ingersoll

        :) I figured you were teaching the basics. I had forgotten about Agent IDs. Are these an ID that you assign or that is assigned by the MLS?

        I think the number of possible page combinations just jumped into the millions with the links being created automatically the same way.

        If only there was a faster way to create a few paragraphs of content then an army of $5/hour VAs….and then there’s that dad’gum Google Panda update!. grrrrr

        • http://www.diversesolutions.com/blog Ricardo Bueno

          Agent ID (and Office ID’s) are both numbers that are assigned to you by your MLS.

          And yes, The Google is a mystery :-)

  • http://www.diversesolutions.com/blog Ricardo Bueno

    Totally get it… I knew that you only showed the most recent 5 for example as the newest ones to come on the market. And frankly, I love how you have your pages structured!